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Britney Spears Used Chewing Gum
Britney Spears' used chewing gum is the latest craze on eBay. Just do an eBay keyword search for Britney's Gum and all kinds of stuff comes up. Apparently there must be hordes of people following Britney around, devotedly picking up her gum (probably are). When I saw the article about Britney's gum, I actually thought it was old news. Didn't someone sell a piece of her used gum about a year or two ago? Or maybe I'm thinking of the time someone sold a piece of french toast NOT eaten by Justin Timberlake; or the time someone sold Paris Hilton's pubic hair. So much fake celebrity detritus constantly being sold on eBay. It's hard to keep track of it all.
Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 02, 2004

To me, the news isn't so much that there might be people who want to buy Britney's ABC gum (though I do wonder what they want to do with it), and even less that there are people who would try to sell it (real or fake), as that B.S. is apparently such a slob that she spits her gum out on the ground instead of disposing of it properly. Either someone should teach her some manners, or she should file a libel suit against the people who make such claims on eBay.
Posted by Big Gary C  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Thu Sep 02, 2004  at  09:12 PM
Selling Paris Hilton's pubic hair?
I thought everybody already had some of it.
Posted by Big Gary C  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Thu Sep 02, 2004  at  09:14 PM
If you notice, a lot of the items that pop up say "not Britney's gum" or "better than Britney's gum". Isn't that the real hoax???
Posted by Sarah  on  Thu Sep 02, 2004  at  10:47 PM
It's a hoax within a hoax.
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Thu Sep 02, 2004  at  10:54 PM
Is it supposed to say "PubLic Hair"?
Posted by john kron  on  Sat Sep 04, 2004  at  09:19 PM
Obviously, the way to generate traffic on e-bay is to create a header which will be a hit in the hottest new e-bay search. Lucky I don't use that site.
Posted by Bill B.  on  Tue Sep 07, 2004  at  06:12 PM
PS: If Britney were smart, she'd market her own line of chewing gum, or maybe be a spokesperson for a chewing gum company like Trident.
Posted by Bill B.  on  Tue Sep 07, 2004  at  06:14 PM
"a piece of french toast NOT eaten by Justin Timberlake

How about a piece of french toast that was eaten by Justin? Masticated, digested, excreted and collected !

I bet someone's selling Brit Knee's used feminine hygiene products, too.
Posted by WRC  in  Florida (Hurricane Alley)  on  Wed Sep 08, 2004  at  12:57 AM
The real question is "Does Spears lose her flavor on the bedpost overnight?"
Posted by Barbary Pirate  on  Wed Sep 22, 2004  at  02:15 AM
Barbary Pirate: Apparently she does-- Just ask her ex-husband from her famous 50-hour marriage.
Posted by Big Gary C  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Fri Sep 24, 2004  at  02:54 PM
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